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Celebrate Leland Giovannelli’s 33 years at CU Boulder

May 2, 2022

Join the Herbst Program for Engineering, Ethics & Society on May 5 as they celebrate the career of Teaching Professor Leland Giovannelli. Please drop by to congratulate Leland for a brilliant career both in and beyond the classroom and thank her for her contributions to the college.

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Kowalchuk to lead panel on philosophy and literature

April 25, 2022

Teaching Assistant Professor Andrea Kowalchuk of the Herbst Program will lead a panel of academics discussing this topic on April 28 at 5:30 p.m. MT.

Lucky Vidmar and his wife Aubrey Ardema with Chip the Buffalo

Lucky Vidmar: Engineering and ethics intertwined

April 22, 2022

Lucky Vidmar (CompSci'94; M'97) is working to empower ethics-focused engineers through the Moulakis Lecture Series on Responsible Engineering in the Herbst Program for Engineering, Ethics & Society.

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Herbst Fellows pursue ethical and social impacts of engineering

Feb. 28, 2022

Six students from across the College of Engineering and Applied Science were selected as Herbst Fellows this semester, joining an elite group of scholars who embody the program’s commitment to ethical engineering study and practice.

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Herbst Lunchtime Seminar announcement: Sarah Jaquette Ray, PhD on Feb. 9

Jan. 10, 2022

Who: Sarah Jaquette Ray, Program Leader, Environmental Studies Program, Humboldt State University What: Coming of Age at the End of the World: An Existential Toolkit for the Climate Generation Description: Join Sarah Ray, the author of A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety , for a talk and discussion about letting...

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Certificate in Engineering, Ethics and Society helps engineers navigate complex moral, ethical issues

Nov. 2, 2021

Whether from emergent social media and communication technologies to environmental and energy crises, young engineers must be equipped to navigate the complex moral and ethical challenges of contemporary research and applications. The Certificate in Engineering, Ethics and Society (EES) is designed to provide students at the College of Engineering and Applied Science with the tools necessary to meet these challenges as they begin their careers.

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Guest speaker Professor Lewis Dartnell on the challenges of rebuilding our world

Oct. 13, 2021

In late September, Professor Lewis Dartnell of the Department of Life Sciences at the University of Westminster gave a presentation to students and faculty of the Herbst Program for Engineering, Ethics & Society on “The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World From Scratch.” His talk concerned ways we might deal with a rapidly changing technological landscape — as well as how we might prepare for the challenge of rebuilding society.

Professor Lewis Dartnell in orange shirt

Herbst Lunchtime Seminar: Professor Lewis Dartnell

Sept. 14, 2021

Who : Professor Lewis Dartnell, Department of Life Sciences, University of Westminster, UK What : "THE KNOWLEDGE: How to Rebuild our World from Scratch" Science and technology lies behind the scenes of all that we take for granted in our modern lives today. How is it made invisible? How would...

Diane Sieber to serve as Herbst Program director

Feb. 17, 2020

For Sieber, interdisciplinary learning is not merely lip service. The proof is in her resume.

Herbst Faculty Updates

Oct. 9, 2019

Again, Herbst faculty made a strong showing in the Top 20 Teaching Performers in the College of Engineering and Applied Science this year: Diane, Paul and Scot came in at No. 1, No. 6 and No. 15, respectively! We have two new faculty members who have started this fall: Alex...

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